supernaturalism
noun Date: 1799 1. the quality or state of being supernatural 2. belief in a supernatural power and order of existence • supernaturalist noun or adjectivesupernaturalistic adjective

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  • Supernaturalism — Su per*nat u*ral*ism, n. 1. The quality or state of being supernatural; supernaturalness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) The doctrine of a divine and supernatural agency in the production of the miracles and revelations recorded in the Bible, and in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supernaturalism — [so͞o΄pər nach′ər əliz΄əm] n. 1. the quality or state of being supernatural 2. belief in the supernatural, esp. a belief that some supernatural, or divine, force controls nature and the universe supernaturalist n., adj. supernaturalistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • supernaturalism — supernaturalist, n., adj. supernaturalistic, adj. /sooh peuhr nach euhr euh liz euhm, nach reuh liz euhm/, n. 1. supernatural character or agency. 2. belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world, in human… …   Universalium

  • supernaturalism — noun a) The quality or condition of being supernatural. b) A belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world …   Wiktionary

  • supernaturalism — Synonyms and related words: bodilessness, eeriness, elfdom, faerie, ghostliness, immateriality, immaterialness, impalpability, imponderability, incorporeality, incorporeity, inextension, intangibility, miraculousness, mysteriousness, mystery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • supernaturalism — n. supernatural character or quality; belief in the supernatural …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supernaturalism — su·per·naturalism …   English syllables

  • supernaturalism —  Супранатурализм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • supernaturalism — su•per•nat•u•ral•ism [[t]ˌsu pərˈnætʃ ər əˌlɪz əm, ˈnætʃ rə [/t]] n. 1) supernatural character or agency 2) belief in the doctrine of supernatural or divine agency as manifested in the world • Etymology: 1790–1800 su per•nat′u•ral•ist, n. adj. su …   From formal English to slang

  • supernaturalism — /supəˈnætʃrəlɪzəm/ (say soohpuh nachruhlizuhm), / ˈnætʃərə / (say nachuhruh ) noun 1. supernatural character or agency. 2. belief in the doctrine of supernatural (divine) agency as manifested in the world, in human events, religious revelation,… …   Australian English dictionary

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